Healthy People 2020: Rural Areas Lag In Achieving Targets For Major Causes Of Death. Academic Article uri icon


  • For the period 2007-17 rural death rates were higher than urban rates for the seven major causes of death analyzed, and disparities widened for five of the seven. In 2017 urban areas had met national targets for three of the seven causes, while rural areas had met none of the targets.

published proceedings

  • Health Aff (Millwood)

altmetric score

  • 9.65

author list (cited authors)

  • Yaemsiri, S., Alfier, J. M., Moy, E., Rossen, L. M., Bastian, B., Bolin, J., ... Heron, M.

citation count

  • 26

complete list of authors

  • Yaemsiri, Sirin||Alfier, Johanna M||Moy, Ernest||Rossen, Lauren M||Bastian, Brigham||Bolin, Jane||Ferdinand, Alva O||Callaghan, Timothy||Heron, Melonie

publication date

  • December 2019